Audition Requirements

Flute and Piccolo

Perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Cavally, 24 Short Concert Pieces for Flute; Telemann, Sonatas and Suite in A Minor; Schumann, Three Romances; Mozart, Andante in C; Gluck, Minuet & Dance of the Blessed Spirits; Handel, Sonatas. More difficult literature (i.e., Mozart Concertos, Chaminade's Concertino, Syrinx by Debussy, etc.) is encouraged if the student is ready for it.

Oboe

Perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Handel & Telemann Sonatas; Mozart Concerto and Quartet; Marcello Concerto

Clarinet

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
Perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Weber, Concerti; Vaughn Williams, Six Studies in English Folk Song; Schumann, Three Romances; Sonatinas by Heiden & Honegger

Saxophone

Perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
(Pieces of comparable difficulty level other than those listed below may also be used) Solos for Saxophone (arr. by Larry Teal); Aria (Eugene Bozza); Sicilienne (Pierre Lantier); Dix Figures a Danser (Pierre-Max Dubois); Sonata (Henri Eccles/Rasher); Sonata No. 3 (G.F. Handel/Rascher); Adagio & Allegro (G.F. Handel/Gee); Three Romances, alto or tenor (Robert Schumann); Three Songs Without Words, alto & tenor (Paul Ben-Haim); Three Romances, alto or tenor (Robert Schumann); Beau Soir (Claude Debussy/Houlik)

Jazz:
Any blues by Charlie Parker (e.g., Now's the Time), Impressions/John Coltrane; Little Sunflower/Freddie Hubbard; Maiden Voyage/Herbie Hancock; Pent-Up House/Sonny Rollins; Take the A Train/Duke Ellington; Tune Up/Eddie Vinson (Miles); Summertime/George Gershwin

Bassoon

Perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Hindemith, Sonata; Telemann, Sonata in F minor; Beethoven, Adagio Cantabile; Vivaldi Concerti in A & B minor, Sonata in A minor


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